Last Update: 6/10/15

Chapter 284-17 WAC

LICENSING REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES

WAC Sections

Definitions.
Address of record.
Limited line credit insurance.
Limited line of travel insurance.
Variable life and variable annuity productsStandards for resident licenses.
LICENSING PROCESSES
Specialty producer licensePortable electronics.
Specialty producer licensePortable electronics renewal process.
Electronic submission of licensing processesImplementation dates.
Required e-mail address for licensing transactions.
EXAMINATIONS
Resident insurance producer licenseesExamination required, procedures.
Applications for nonresident insurance producer licenses.
Resident and nonresident adjuster licensesTrainees.
Examination for limited line surety and limited line credit insurance license required.
Prohibited acts or practices by license examinees.
Admittance to examination.
Education referrals.
INSURANCE CONTINUING EDUCATION
Insurance continuing educationPurpose.
Definitions.
LICENSEES
Insurance continuing education requiredResident licensees.
Continuing insurance education exemptions.
Insurance continuing educationRequired credit hoursProducers.
Required proof of completion of a courseCertificate of completion.
Repeating an insurance continuing education course.
No carry-over of excess continuing education credits.
Waiver of the insurance continuing education requirements.
Approved credits for insurance education instructors.
Certification by insurer of completion of long-term care insurance education.
ReciprocityApplication of long-term care credits to continuing education requirement.
Sales of annuitiesInsurance producer training.
INSURANCE CONTINUING EDUCATION PROVIDERS
Insurance continuing education providers and continuing education program coordinatorsStandards and approval.
Responsibilities of an approved insurance continuing education provider.
Continuing insurance education attendance register.
Continuing insurance education provider numbers.
Insurance continuing education records.
Approval of an insurance continuing education course.
Denial, cancellation or nonrenewal of an insurance continuing education course.
Insurance continuing education course attendance requirements.
Insurance continuing education course numbers.
Insurance designation courses.
Insurance continuing education course credit hours.
Certificates of completion of insurance continuing education coursesForm.
RenewalInsurance continuing education provider.
RenewalApproval of an insurance continuing education course.
Continuing education providers may not make substantive changes to approved insurance continuing education courses.
Audit of insurance continuing education providers, courses and records.
Actions by an insurance continuing education provider that may result in a fine.
Advertising a continuing education course.
Revocation or suspension of approval of an insurance continuing education providerProbationReinstatement.
Grounds for revocation or suspension of approval of an insurance continuing education course.
Content of a course advertisements.
NAIC Uniform Continuing Education Reciprocity Agreement.
RENEWALS, APPOINTMENTS AND AFFILIATIONS
Reciprocity for nonresident insurance producers holding licenses for lines of authority in the home state that are not issued in this state.
Term of initial and reinstated individual license.
Appointments and affiliations of licensees.
Notification of appointments and affiliations.
Notice that a licensee is not eligible for an electronic appointment or affiliation.
Renewal of appointments or affiliations.
Termination of an appointment or affiliation by an insurer or business entity.
Termination of an affiliation for cause.
ConsequencesInsurance producers not eligible for appointment by the insurer.
Affiliation requirements.
License requirements for business entity affiliations.
Termination of an appointment or affiliation by an insurance producer.
Late renewal or reinstatement.
PRELICENSING INSURANCE EDUCATION
Definitions.
Prelicensing insurance education requirement.
Waiver of the prelicensing insurance education requirementEquivalent education.
Home self-studyCandidate, course materials and approved providers.
Home self-studyMaterials, course standards.
Certificates of completion required for admittance to licensing examPassing score report must be provided to the commissioner.
Requirements applicable to all prelicensing insurance education providers.
Program director's qualifications and responsibilities.
Prelicensing insurance education instructor qualifications and responsibilities.
Certificates of completion of a prelicensing insurance education course.
Requirements applicable to independent prelicensing insurance education providers.
Requirements applicable to insurer-based prelicensing education providers.
RenewalPrelicensing insurance education provider.
Prelicensing insurance education course standards.
Prelicensing insurance educationCandidate handbook.
Providers denied approval.
Suspension or revocation of approved prelicensing insurance education providers.
Fee.
Prelicensing insurance education provider numbers.
Actions by a prelicensing insurance education provider that may result in a fine.
Reinstatement of approval of a prelicensing insurance education provider.
Grounds for revocation or suspension of approval of a prelicensing insurance education course.
MISCELLANEOUS REQUIREMENTS
Licensing requirements for insurance producers who maintain more than one place of business in the state.
Designated responsible licensed person.
Purpose.
Insurance producers and business entities home state.
Loans from insurance clientsReasonable arrangements.
Documentation of consent to remuneration in addition to a fee where insurance is purchased over the telephone or by electronic means.
Display of licenses.
CROP ADJUSTERS
Definitions.
Crop adjuster prelicensing education and examination requirements.
Crop adjuster license renewal requirements.
Crop adjusters who are salaried employees of an insurance company or of a managing general agent.
Limited conversion to crop adjuster license.
SHARING COMMISSIONS
Charitable contributions.
Lead cards and mailing lists.
Referrals.
Promotional games of chance.